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Queen of Sheba Beach Hotel

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Annex of Santa Maria Coral Park | P.O. BOX 4115, Pongwe, Tanzania
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Queen of Sheba Beach Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Berlin, Germany
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

In February we moved from Paje to Pongwe to have three last wonderful days at an wonderful beach. But it wasn´t. When we arrived nobody came to help with our luggage. It was hot and we had to fill out same document. No welcoming feeling. :-( Than my husband carried 2 big backpacks and another bag alone to the room.... More

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Crowell, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Overall, we enjoyed our 3 days at the Queen of Sheba. We loved the location. The hotel sits on a sandy outcrop of rock over turquoise blue water and white sandy beach - a picture of paradise. The hotel is small and there were only a few other guests, so we had the beach almost to ourselves. The floor of... More

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We had some great relaxed days with family and kids. Cozy small place. Good food fresh from sea, nice stuff and owners. Quit silent, Straight at the beach. snorkeling and other acitivities easily organized.

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights and had an amazing time. The beach was lovely with white sand and crystal clear water. Tide rises in the evening, but the mornings are great for exploring the beach and heading way out to the reef. Service itself was fantastic as all the staff were extremely helpful and went beyond their duties to make... More

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Harare Province, Zimbabwe
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Me and my Fiancé Linda, had a great 5 day stay at this lovley place. The staff was great and the Manager Petra made sure that all our needs were catered for checking on us everyday. Thank you Petra, Fatima, Musa and Helen for the last sweet/romantic dinner you organised for us.

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Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Stayed at the hotel for two weeks. The stay itself was rather pleasant (I do not mind occasional salty water at the showers) and the location was great. However, for us the experience was totally ruined in the end. When leaving the hotel we found out that some of the money we had left at the hotel safety deposit was... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I stayed a few nights at Queen of Sheba, annex of Saint Maria Coral park, in January 2014 and unfortunately would NOT recommend to anyone to stay there for the following reasons: - (Main issue!) Running water is salty! As you can imagine it's very surprising the first time and not nice to clean yourself after a day at the... More

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

WOOOOOW!!!! Memorable time at Queen of Sheba as during our December hoilday my boyfriend proposed to me. The staff are great, warm and friendly. Petra (the owner/manager) goes round every morning and evening asking guests how they are and if they are comfortable. Location is right on the beach and it's in close proximity to other hotels so you can... More

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Arusha, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Quite the worse place we stayed on Zanzibar. Given the number of great places along the beach why should this place be so poor? Beautifully located with as good facilities as anywhere else, it has everything going for it so how does it get things so wrong? Even the marmalade at breakfast is revolting. They really need to seriously review... More

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Newcastle, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Excellent budget choice. Very welcoming and helpful staff. Location is right on the beach. It's so small it's almost like having your own place and you soon get to know the other guests. The room was wonderful - clean, spacious and everything worked! Safe available at reception. Appeared to be no shortage of hot or cold water. No problem with... More

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Address: Annex of Santa Maria Coral Park | P.O. BOX 4115, Pongwe, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Pongwe
Also Known As:
Queen Of Sheba Beach Hotel Pongwe, Zanzibar

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